Hebburn. Joe Pearson (Vic Reeves)

James Moir was born in Leeds and began to find fame as a comedian, actor and artist in London from the mid-1980s, where he began performing under various character guises - the most successful of which was north-east entertainer Vic Reeves - in the alternative comedy club scene. He soon began performing with regular audience member Bob Mortimer, and the pair established a comedy act together, achieving cult national television success in the early 1990s.

More information

Born
Saturday 24th January 1959
Full name
James Roderick Moir
AKA
Jim Moir
Member of
Nationality
English

Awards

Chortle Awards 2018
Best TV Comedian: Nominee
Chortle Awards 2017
Best Tour: Nominee
Chortle Awards 2016
Outstanding Contribution to Comedy: Winner
British Comedy Awards 2012
Best Writing: Winner
British Comedy Awards 1996
Best Comedy Entertainment Personality: Winner
British Comedy Awards 1996
Best BBC Two/Channel 4 Entertainment Presenter: Nominee
BAFTA Television Awards 1992
Most Original Programme or Series: Winner
British Comedy Awards 1991
Best Theatre Variety Performer: Winner
British Comedy Awards 1990
Best Comedy Breakthrough Artist: Nominee

Credits

Year Production Role
2022 The Mind Of Herbert Clunkerdunk - Series 2 (as Jim Moir)
  1. E3 - New Material
Clarity
2022 A Brush With Comedy Brand New Self
2021 The Windiest Night of Vic Reeves life Narrator
2020 Comedians: Home Alone
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Self
2020 Shaun The Sheep - Adventures From Mossy Bottom Title Song
2020 An Evening With Vic & Bob Self
2020 Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators - Series 3 (as Jim Moir)
  1. E1 - How The Rogue Roar'd
Eddie Monmouth
2019 Vic & Bob's Big Night Out - Series 2 Writer
2019 Vic & Bob's Big Night Out - Series 2 Host / Presenter
2019 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 17 (Channel 4: Series 18)
  1. E1 - Episode One
Self
2019 The Glove In Development Vic
2019 The Glove In Development Writer
2018 The Hartlepool Spy (as Jim Moir) Revd Ferrier
2018 Vic & Bob's Big Night Out - Series 1 Writer
2018 Vic & Bob's Big Night Out - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2018 Funny Cow (as Jim Moir) Ventriloquist
2018 dinnerladies diaries (as Jim Moir)
  1. E2 - Love Bites
Self
2018 The Big Fat Quiz Of Everything
  1. The Big Fat Quiz Of Everything
Guest
2017 Vic & Bob's Big Night Out - Vic & Bob's Big Night Out Writer
2017 Vic & Bob's Big Night Out - Vic & Bob's Big Night Out Host / Presenter
2017 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 13 (Channel 4: Series 14)
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2017 The Nightly Show
  1. E17 - Episode Seventeen
Guest
2017 Parenting For Idiots (as Jim Moir)
  1. E1 - Chaos
Self
2017 Barbara Windsor Celebrates... (as Jim Moir)
  1. E4 - Bob Monkhouse
Self
2016 Shaun The Sheep - Series 5 Title Song
2016 My Worst Job
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
Self
2016 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled - Series 4 (as Jim Moir)
  1. E9 - Episode Nine
Guest
2016 Very British Problems - Series 2 Self
2016 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 8 (Channel 4: Series 9)
  1. E1 - Episode One
Self
2016 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 8 (Channel 4: Series 9)
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2015 Very British Problems - Very British Problems At Christmas Self
2015 Toast Of London - Series 3 (as Jim Moir)
  1. E2 - Beauty Calls
Compère
2015 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled - Series 3 (as Jim Moir)
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. Special - Out-takes
Guest
2015 Three Kinds Of Stupid (as Jim Moir) Blind Guy
2015 Very British Problems - Series 1 Self
2015 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 6 (Channel 4: Series 7)
  1. E10 - Episode Ten
  2. E17 - Episode Seventeen
Self
2015 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 6 (Channel 4: Series 7)
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2015 Celebrity Squares - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2015 House Of Fools - Series 2
  1. E4 - The Danceathon Affair
Bruce Forsyth
2015 Chain Reaction - Series 10
  1. E4 - Vic Reeves interviews Olivia Colman
Host / Presenter
2015 Chain Reaction - Series 10
  1. E3 - Bob Mortimer interviews Vic Reeves
Guest
2015 House Of Fools - Series 2 Writer
2015 House Of Fools - Series 2 Vic
2015 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 5 (Channel 4: Series 6)
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2014 House Of Fools - Christmas Special Writer
2014 House Of Fools - Christmas Special Vic
2014 Crackanory - Series 2
  1. E1 - In Space No One Can Hear You Clean & The Weather Man
Host / Presenter
2014 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 4 (Channel 4: Series 5)
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2014 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 3 (Channel 4: Series 4)
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Self
2014 50 Years Of BBC 2 Comedy Self
2014 Brian Pern - The Life Of Rock With Brian Pern Mulligan
2014 Shaun The Sheep - Series 4 Title Song
2014 House Of Fools - Series 1 Writer
2014 House Of Fools - Series 1 Vic
2013 Was It Something I Said? (as Jim Moir)
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2013 Hebburn - Series 2 (as Jim Moir) Joe Pearson
2013 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 1 (Channel 4: Series 2)
  1. Special - Channel 4 80s Night
Self
2013 Shaun The Sheep - Series 3 Title Song
2013 The Ministry Of Curious Stuff - Series 2 (as Jim Moir) Mr Reeves
2012 Hebburn - Series 1 (as Jim Moir) Joe Pearson
2012 Channel 4's 30 Greatest Comedy Shows Self
2012 Vic And Bob's Lucky Sexy Winners Writer
2012 Vic And Bob's Lucky Sexy Winners Host / Presenter
2012 Vic And Bob's Popadoodledandy Writer
2012 Vic And Bob's Popadoodledandy Host / Presenter
2012 The Ministry Of Curious Stuff - Series 1 (as Jim Moir) Animation
2012 The Ministry Of Curious Stuff - Series 1 (as Jim Moir) Mr Reeves
2011 Chris Moyles Quiz Night - Series 5
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2011 That Sunday Night Show - Series 2
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2011 The Fun Police (as Jim Moir) Richard
2011 Jennifer Saunders: Laughing At The 90s Self
2011 Shooting Stars - Series 8 Writer
2011 Shooting Stars - Series 8 Host / Presenter
2011 Eric & Ernie (as Jim Moir) George Bartholomew
2010 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 24
  1. E9 - Episode Nine
Guest
2010 FHM's Stand-Up Hero - Series 1 (as Jim Moir)
  1. E1 - Heat 1
Guest
2010 Aaaaaaaargh! Malcolm Hardee Documentary Preview Self
2010 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 4
  1. E6 - Shooting Stars, Joanna Page, Scissor Sisters
Guest
2010 Shooting Stars - Series 7 Writer
2010 Shooting Stars - Series 7 Host / Presenter
2010 Chris Moyles Quiz Night - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2009 Steve Coogan - The Inside Story Ensemble Actor
2009 The Story Of Slapstick Self
2009 Shaun The Sheep - Series 2 Title Song
2009 Reece Shearsmith's Haunted House Guest
2009 Shooting Stars - Series 6 Writer
2009 Shooting Stars - Series 6 Host / Presenter
2009 Does The Team Think... - Series 2 Writer
2009 Does The Team Think... - Series 2 Host / Presenter
2008 Shooting Stars - 2008 Specials Writer
2008 Shooting Stars - 2008 Specials
  1. Special - Shooting Stars: The Inside Story
Various
2008 Shooting Stars - 2008 Specials Host / Presenter
2008 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 7
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2008 Would I Lie To You? - Series 2
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2008 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 6
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2008 The Mighty Boosh - A Journey Through Time And Space
  1. A Journey Through Time And Space
Self
2007 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 21
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2007 Vic Reeves' House Arrest Creator
2007 Vic Reeves' House Arrest Writer
2007 Vic Reeves' House Arrest Host / Presenter
2007 QI - Series E
  1. E6 - Everything, Etc.
  2. E7 - Espionage
  3. Special - Elephants
Guest
2007 Alexei Sayle's Alternative Take
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Self (Archive Material)
2007 Would I Lie To You? - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2007 Does The Team Think... - Series 1 Writer
2007 Does The Team Think... - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2007 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 5
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2007 The 100 Greatest Stand-Ups
  1. E1 - The 100 Greatest Stand-Ups 2007
  2. E2 - 100 Greatest Stand-Ups 2010
Self
2007 Shaun The Sheep - Series 1 Title Song
2007 The Grumpy Guide To... - Series 1
  1. E3 - Art
Self
2006 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 4
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2006 QI - Series D
  1. E2 - Discoveries
  2. E11 - Denial And Deprivation
Guest
2006 The Story Of Light Entertainment
  1. E1 - The Double Acts
Self
2006 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 3
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2006 Friday Night With Jonathan Ross - Series 10
  1. E12 - Peter Kay, Vic Reeves, John Malkovich, Muse
Guest
2006 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 2
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2005 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 1
  1. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2005 The Comedians' Comedian Self
2005 Monkey Trousers Writer
2005 Monkey Trousers Various
2004 The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year
  1. E4 - The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz
  2. E11 - The Big Fat Quiz Of The 90s
Self
2004 The All Star Comedy Show Writer
2004 Catterick Executive Producer
2004 Catterick Writer
2004 Catterick Chris
2004 Catterick Inspector Fowler
2002 Shooting Stars - Series 5 Writer
2002 Shooting Stars - Series 5 Host / Presenter
2002 Friday Night With Jonathan Ross - Series 2
  1. E2 - Charlotte Church, Reeves & Mortimer, Lenny Kravitz
Guest
2002 Shooting Stars - Series 4 Writer
2002 Shooting Stars - Series 4 Host / Presenter
2001 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) - Series 2 Marty Hopkirk
2000 Vic Reeves Examines Host / Presenter
2000 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) - Series 1 Marty Hopkirk
2000 The Nearly Complete And Utter History Of Everything Ensemble Actor
1999 The Fast Show - The Fast Show Night
  1. Special - Suit You, Sir! The Inside Leg Of The Fast Show
Self
1999 Families At War - Series 1 Writer
1999 Families At War - Series 1 Host / Presenter
1999 Bang, Bang, It's Reeves And Mortimer Executive Producer
1999 Bang, Bang, It's Reeves And Mortimer Writer
1999 Bang, Bang, It's Reeves And Mortimer Host / Presenter
1998 Families At War - Pilot Writer
1998 Families At War - Pilot Host / Presenter
1997 Shooting Stars - Series 3 Writer
1997 Shooting Stars - Series 3 Host / Presenter
1997 The Film Of Reeves & Mortimer Self
1997 It's Ulrika! Producer
1997 It's Ulrika! Writer
1997 It's Ulrika! (as Jim Moir) Ensemble Actor
1996 Shooting Stars - Series 2 Writer
1996 Shooting Stars - Series 2 Host / Presenter
1995 The Mrs Merton Show - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
1995 Shooting Stars Creator
1995 Shooting Stars - Series 1 Writer
1995 Shooting Stars - Series 1 Host / Presenter
1995 The Smell Of Reeves And Mortimer - Series 2 (as Jim Moir) Composer
1995 The Smell Of Reeves And Mortimer - Series 2 Writer
1995 The Smell Of Reeves And Mortimer - Series 2 Host / Presenter
1994 The Honeymoon's Over (as Jim Moir) Ginger
1993 Shooting Stars - Pilot Writer
1993 Shooting Stars - Pilot Host / Presenter
1993 The Smell Of Reeves And Mortimer - Series 1 (as Jim Moir) Composer
1993 The Smell Of Reeves And Mortimer - Series 1 Writer
1993 The Smell Of Reeves And Mortimer - Series 1 Host / Presenter
1992 The Weekenders (as Jim Moir) Writer
1992 The Weekenders Jim
1991 Vic Reeves Big Night Out - Series 2 Composer
1991 Vic Reeves Big Night Out - Series 2 Writer
1991 Vic Reeves Big Night Out - Series 2 Host / Presenter
1990 Vic Reeves Big Night Out - Series 1 Composer
1990 Vic Reeves Big Night Out - Series 1 Writer
1990 Vic Reeves Big Night Out - Series 1 Host / Presenter
1988 Comic Relief
  1. E20 - Comic Relief 2022
Self

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Vic Reeves on IMDb

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